KPRC: East End residents frustrated over stopped trains, traffic

  • Posted by East End District

KPRC Click2Houston:

For residents of Houston’s East End, dealing with trains is a way of life.

But many said over the last several months, slow-moving trains have become trains parked on tracks, blocking traffic throughout the area for hours at a time.

Residents said often times there are multiple trains parked on tracks all around the area, leaving them boxed in and creating concerns about access for emergency vehicles.

The East End District has hired veteran rail and mobility expert, Jack Hanagriff, as our new Rail Safety and Mobility Coordinator. Learn more here »